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[TowerTalk] Interference Problem (long)

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Interference Problem (long)
From: (Dave Hachadorian)
Date: Mon Feb 3 12:19:51 2003

On Mon, 03 Feb 2003 11:24:43 -0500 John Silberman <>

> Once you think you have the right pole, with radio in hand, kick the
> pole with the flat of your foot.  Don't use your car or anything 
> big.
> The pole should stand the impact and it you're at the correct pole,
> lightening arrestor, contactor, guy, etc, that's causing the problem 
> you
> will hear the change in your radio. 

A faulty lightning arrestor, which is a high probability of
being the problem in this case, does not change its noise
characteristics when the pole is vibrated. Ref: Orr's
"Interference Handbook," and personal experience.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ

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